Dr. Megan Justine Difurio MD Pathologist

Dr. Megan Difurio is a pathologist in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and University of North Carolina Hospitals. She received her medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has been in practice for 15 years. She is one of 3 doctors at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and one of 8 at University of North Carolina Hospitals who specialize in Pathology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pathologist: Cytopathology

Clinical Interests: Cytopathology Gynecologic and Breast Pathology

Education & Medical Training

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Residency, 2004

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Internship, 1999–2000

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Class of 1999

San Antonio Uniformed Services
Fellowship, 2005

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pathology
Certified 10 years in Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

American Board of Pathology
Certified 9 years in Cytopathology

NC State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Publications & Presentations

Obesity increases tumor aggressiveness in a genetically engineered mouse model of serous ovarian cancer.
Makowski, L.,Zhou, C.,Zhong, Y.,Kuan, P. F.,Fan, C.,Sampey, B. P.,Difurio, M.,Bae-Jump, V. L.

Obesity Is Associated With Worse Overall Survival in Women With Low-Grade Papillary Serous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.
Previs, R. A.,Kilgore, J.,Craven, R.,Broadwater, G.,Bean, S.,Wobker, S.,Difurio, M.,Bae-Jump, V.,Gehrig, P. A.,Secord, A. A.

Displaced granulosa cells in the fallopian tube mistaken for metastatic granulosa cell tumor.
Duncan, D. L., Rambally, B. S., Lininger, R. A., Difurio, M. J.

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